Finally, a homegrown celebrity

by Ted Byfield -- Canada, a land long denounced for colorless mediocrity, suffering always from an acute dearth of homegrown celebrities, has found in ex-newspaper tycoon Conrad Black a prize specimen. His more…

Who needs Israel anyway?

by Pat Boone -- The above question, either in word or implication, is being voiced by way too many these days, as people and governments cast about desperately for lasting solutions in more…

Relearning lessons of Vietnam

by Joseph Farah -- It's funny how two people can read the same thing and come away with two strikingly different conclusions of it. Like veteran columnist Georgie Anne Geyer, I, too, more…

Global warming in 1907

by Henry Lamb -- It is widely agreed that the global mean temperature has increased .07 degree C. over the last century. It is also widely agreed that carbon dioxide in the more…

State of intervention

by -NO AUTHOR- -- "Intervention" is the key term for understanding the society in which we live – increasing oversight and intervention by the state into the most basic and formative aspects more…

Symposium: A Socratic dialogue on greatness

by Ellis Washington -- Mediocrities, I absolve you, everyone, for I am your champion! ~ Salieri (Movie "Amadeus" (1984) Socrates (470-399 B.C.) was a famous Greek philosopher from Athens who taught Plato, more…

Striking back at Planned Parenthood

by Jonathan Falwell -- There is a movement afoot to strip Planned Parenthood of millions of annual taxpayer dollars. One of the leaders in this effort is Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., whom more…

No 'free' health care for middle class

by Star Parker -- The Senate Finance Committee has approved a major expansion of SCHIP, the State Children's Health Insurance Program. President Bush had proposed expanding its $25 billion budget by $5 more…

Brains and beauty

by Ilana Mercer -- One of the nicest things writer Peter Brimelow ever said to me was that I reminded him of Barbara Amiel Black. In the age of the shallow, shrill, more…